In this short video, AMU's Dr. Chuck Russo shares insight as a former background investigator about the top three things agencies look for when hiring an officer, the most common mistakes applicants make, and how they can prepare for the in-person interview.
By Matthew Loux
Officers work irregular schedules and often spend long hours sitting in patrol cars, which makes it challenging to eat healthy. Here are some food supplements and meal-planning strategies to help officers eat more nutritious and well-balanced meals.
By Leischen Stelter
AMU graduate Captain Peter Jensen was one of the first operational command staff to arrive at the Thomas Fire. As a 29-year veteran firefighter, he has never seen a fire leapfrog over mountain tops and spread so quickly. Read more about his role battling the largest wildfire in California history.
By James Lint
Read about some of the newest equipment and technology on view at the 2018 SHOT Show.
By Christopher L. McFarlin
In what situations must police issue Miranda warnings? Our new series, Back 2 Basics, includes two questions to help police determine if they've created a situation in which they must read Miranda advisements.
By Ed Kelley
Officers are lied to constantly and witness a lot of the bad in the world, so it's no wonder so many are cynical. Here are four ways officers can prevent cynicism so they're emotionally healthy, have strong personal relationships, and maintain a more positive and balanced outlook on life.